Philosophical Perspectives, an annual, aims to publishoriginal essays by foremost thinkers in their fields, with eachvolume confined to a main area of philosophical research.
- Contains original essays in the subject from foremostethicists
- John Hawthorne is widely accepted as one of the leadingPhilosophers of today
About the Author
John Hawthorne is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He has published numerous articles on metaphysics, philosophy of language, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and early modern philosophy. His books include Knowledge and Lotteries, Substance and Individuation in Leibniz (with Jan Cover, 1999), and The Grammar of Meaning (with Mark Lance, 1997).
Table of Contents
Disability and Adaptive Preference (ELIZABETH BARNES).
Moderate Deontology and Moral Gaps (SAMANTHA BRENNAN).
Dignity's Gauntlet (REMY DEBES).
Relativism (and Expressivism) and the Problem of Disagreement(JAMES DREIER).
Recognized Rights as Devices of Public Reason (G. F. GAUS).
Moral Concepts and Motivation (MARK GREENBERG).
Perfectly Balanced Interests (CASPAR HARE).
"I'll Be Glad I Did It" Reasoning and the Significance of FutureDesires (ELIZABETH HARMAN).
The Will as Reason (PAMELA HIERONYMI).
Kant and Humanitarian Intervention (THOMAS HILL).
Progressive Consequentialism (DALE JAMIESON & ROBERTELLIOT).
Well-Being as Enjoying the Good (SHELLY KAGAN).
Esteem in the Moral Economy of Oppression (RAE LANGTON).
Achieving Objectivity (JAMES LENMAN).
Side Constraints and the Structure of Commonsense Ethics(THERESA LOPEZ, JENNIFER ZAMZOW, MICHAEL GILL & SHAUNNICHOLS).
The Puzzle of Pure Moral Deference (SARAH MCGRATH).
Intention, Permissibility, Terrorism, and War (JEFFMCMAHAN).
Moral Luck: Optional, Not Brute (MICHAEL OTSUKA).
Promising and Obligation (THOMAS PINK).
Consequentialist Kantianism (MICHAEL RIDGE).
Objectionable Thick Concepts in Denials (PEKKA VAYRYNEN).
The Publicity of Reasons (R. JAY WALLACE).
The "Good" and the "Right" Revisited (RALPH WEDGWOOD).